Monday Habs Headlines: Tomas Plekanec sets the standard for Czech Republic
The Habs' veteran forward is leading by example at the World Cup, and unfortunately the same cannot be said of Max Pacioretty's performance with Team USA. Jaroslav Halak is back in Montreal and is nostalgic about it, while Auston Matthews still hasn't caught up to being a VIP.
Montreal Canadiens News and Notes
- Tomas Plekanec is leading by example as the captain of Team Czech Republic at the World Cup of Hockey. [WCH2016]
- Max Pacioretty is having a rough start to the pre-season tournament. [La Presse]
- Making five predictions for the upcoming Habs season. [The Hockey Writers]
- Habs invite an interesting player to rookie camp. [Go Habs Go]
- Phillip Danault added to his off-season by getting engaged!
The most important person I've ever met! Thanks for being you, I love you #gettingmarried#2018 pic.twitter.com/9MyD7LgKkr— Phillip Danault (@phildanault) September 11, 2016
Around the League and Elsewhere
- Former Canadiens netminder Jaroslav Halak is back in Montreal and has fond memories of his time there. [NHL]
- Auston Matthews displays complete humility at the World Cup:
Matthews grabbed his own hockey bag and started to walk off. The equipment manager had to remind him that people are paid to do that for him— Marc Dumont (@MarcPDumont) September 12, 2016
- CapFriendly.com now offers coaches’ salary information. [Cap Friendly]
- James Neal hosts annual hockey clinic in Nashville. [NHL]